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My Character and I

By Anthony Costello ‘Thornfield’ In October 2018, Michael Crowley asked me to meet him for a coffee and a chat in Hebden Bridge. He said he had written a play and there was a character, a Royalist Squire, who was … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Becoming Someone Else

‘Hey Diddley Dee’ by cast member Jan Radovic What does the advice from a GP, ex-UK Special Forces chaps, and a strong belief in pagan practices have in common? All have drummed their message into my head: if I want … Continue reading

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Why Do This?

Blog post by Brutish Multitude member Dawn France, written September 2108. 1643. The English civil war. And people in Heptonstall were torn… to fight? Who for? To flee? To┬ástay put? Who to trust? Who to believe?.. We are hill farmers … Continue reading

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Women Actors, Male Characters

Blog post by cast member Mary Ellen. There are only two characters in the play based on real people who experienced the English Civil war first hand: the Parliamentarian leader, Colonel Robert Bradshaw and the Royalist leader, Sir Francis Mackworth. … Continue reading

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First Reading of Early Scenes

Writer’s Diary: Michael Crowley A company is emerging. Actors, a costume designer, people interested in taking on stage management, props, marketing, front of house. This from a launch event at Heptonstall bowling club on August 18th, then people messaging me … Continue reading

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Launch announced.

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Content being added

Various information will be added over the next few weeks to inform the community and interested parties about our aims, and getting involved.

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Website launched

The Brutish Multitude website has just gone live. Various content will be added shortly to explain the group’s aims, and how to get involved.

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